|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 22, 2012||reported and committed to finance|
|Apr 23, 2012||referred to social services|
senate Bill S7018
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7018 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Executive Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §575, rpld subs 7, 9 & 10, Exec L
S7018 - Summary
Establishes a domestic violence fatality review team; adds members to the advisory council on domestic violence.
S7018 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7018 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing a domes- tic violence fatality review team, adding members to the advisory coun- cil, and repealing agency mandates that have been completed PURPOSE OF BILL: This bill would: (1) establish within the Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence ("OPDV") a domestic violence fatality review team to work with local communities in examining the factors involved in domes- tic violence homicides and suicides and to make recommendations to prevent such fatalities; (2) expand the membership of the advisory coun- cil on domestic violence related issues; (3) clarify the role of the executive director on the advisory council; and (4) repeal language that established project-specific initiatives that have been completed. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill would amend Executive Law § 575(4) to make techni- cal changes in reference to membership on the advisory council. It would add two new members to the council and add the executive director of OPDV to serve as the chair of the council.
S7018 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7018 I N S E N A T E April 23, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sens. SALAND, SAVINO -- (at request of the Office for Prevention of Domestic Violence) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing a domes- tic violence fatality review team, adding members to the advisory council, and repealing agency mandates that have been completed THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 575 of the executive law, as added by chapter 463 of the laws of 1992, paragraph (b) as amended by section 99 of subpart B of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, paragraphs (c), (d), and (e) as amended by chapter 396 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows: 4. Advisory council. (a) An advisory council is hereby established to make recommendations on domestic violence related issues and effective strategies for the prevention of domestic violence, to assist in the development of appropriate policies and priorities for effective inter- vention, public education and advocacy, and to facilitate and assure communication and coordination of efforts among state agencies and between different levels of government, state, federal, and municipal, for the prevention of domestic violence. (b) The advisory council shall consist of nine members and [thirteen] FIFTEEN ex-officio members. Each member shall be appointed to serve for a term of three years and shall continue in office until a successor appointed member is made. A member appointed to fill a vacancy shall be appointed for the unexpired term of the member he or she is to succeed. All of the members shall be individuals with expertise in the area of domestic violence. Three members shall be appointed by the governor, two members shall be appointed upon the recommendation of the temporary president of the senate, two members shall be appointed upon the recom- mendation of the speaker of the assembly, one member shall be appointed upon the recommendation of the minority leader of the senate, and one member shall be appointed upon the recommendation of the minority leader of the assembly. The ex-officio members of the advisory board shall EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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